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Swift Group Forms Charitable Partnership

Swift Group Commercial Director Nick Page, Andy Newhall (right) hand over the keys to James Cameron, CEO of Mission Motorsport

The Swift Group have formed a partnership with military forces' charity Mission Motorsport. Swift have donated a motorhome to the Armed Forces' charity that helps veterans rebuild their lives, post service, by providing opportunities through motorsport. A charity effort that I am sure we can all agree is extremely important.

Luxury Resort Recognised For Promoting Shrewsbury

Love2Stay manager Geoff Plumridge and staff members Charlotte Auterson, Steve and Kay Gallagher and Brendan Leach with the Mayor Awards for Tourism.

The high end state of the art Love2Stay has recently celebrated its first birthday. With its first massively successful year in the bag the site has also been awarded the Shrewsbury Mayor's Award for Tourism, so that's one more top prize to add to the trophy cabinet.

Swift Employ The VIN CHIP System

Swift are taking the fight to thieves

Unfortunately the theft of caravans and motorhomes is something that is far too common in the UK. It seems as though every time you turn around you speak to someone who has their touring vehicle vandalised or stolen. Swift are now fighting back with the VIN CHIP theft deterrent system.

Pre Towing Safety Checks

Do you have a check list routine before towing your caravan?

I am sure we have all hooked up our caravan to our tow car a thousand times, so much so that it has now become second nature. Can you become so used to it that sometimes you can overlook things? After speaking with a keen caravaner who spotted two instances where the hitch lock lever was not locked in I thought I would put together a little chick list for a little refresher. Lord knows I have made a few mistakes.

Marquis Dealership Grand Opening

Guildford's Mayor opens the new Marquis dealership

CaravanTimes have been field testing quite a few models from the guys at Marquis over the past few months. While we were putting their vehicles through their paces Marquis have been busy working away to bring you a brand new dealership based in Surrey.

Interview With Lee Davey About His WW2 Caravan Adventure With His Son Charlie

Gladys on board the ferry to France with a rouge stowaway

A couple of weeks ago Lee Davey and his 10 year old son Charlie used their bank holiday to go on a time travelling adventure in a classic caravan to find out what their family members did during the Second World War.

Holiday Park Boss Insists On Fair Wages For Staff

Under paying workers in the touring industry

Fair pay is something we all deserve no matter what industry your in. It seems as though, from what I have read, that a lot of the workers that make our industry so special are often very poorly paid. Is this a trend in the industry or just a few random cases?

Travelworld Gains Prestigious Award

2018 is going to be a massive year for Travelworld

When it comes to receiving accolades and awards there is no doubt that the touring industry pull out all the stops to ensure they deliver the best to in turn receive the best. Now Travelworld have been awarded most prestigious accolade from the parent group of the brands it represents and will be rebranding the dealership and the business as 'ERWIN HYMER CENTER - Travelworld'

Why Diesel Is Not A Dirty Word When Buying A Motorhome

Travelworld MD gives us the low down on diesel engines

Recently CaravanTimes spoke to Ross Edwards, Managing Director of Travelworld, who wanted to share his thoughts on the diesel engine and why they are not as bad as some people may think. The below article comes directly from the man himself.

Keep Calm And Keep Blooming This Summer

Trophy triumph: Green-fingered Kim Hodson-Walker (right) with the park's Michael Holgate and Ellen Cartwright

Cumbria's Holgates Holiday Parks have returned from the North West in Bloom awards with a whole bunch of floral and conservation accolades. The six-strong group scooped no fewer than nine top prizes in the annual competition which saw hundreds of businesses and communities take part from across the region.

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Travelworld Gains Prestigious Award

2018 is going to be a massive year for Travelworld

When it comes to receiving accolades and awards there is no doubt that the touring industry pull out all the stops to ensure they deliver the best to in turn receive the best. Now Travelworld have been awarded most prestigious accolade from the parent group of the brands it represents and will be rebranding the dealership and the business as 'ERWIN HYMER CENTER - Travelworld'

Why Diesel Is Not A Dirty Word When Buying A Motorhome

Travelworld MD gives us the low down on diesel engines

Recently CaravanTimes spoke to Ross Edwards, Managing Director of Travelworld, who wanted to share his thoughts on the diesel engine and why they are not as bad as some people may think. The below article comes directly from the man himself.

From Our Blog

Go camping in Dorset for Children In Need

Is it really possible that Carry on Camping is 40 years old? For many it will feel like yesterday since Sid James and Kenneth Williams graced our screens with one of the classic British comedies.

Another sitcom about caravans. Only jobseekers need apply.

Filming for a sitcom about caravans will begin on the Isle of Sheppey this year

Last month Caravan Times brought you news of a new BBC sitcom set in a caravan park.